Thursday, 17 October 2019 23:33 WIB
European stocks gave up earlier gains on Thursday as British lawmakers cast doubt on a draft Brexit deal agreed between the U.K. and the European Union.
The pan-European Stoxx 600 closed was higher 0.1% at 393.08 by Thursday™s close, with healthcare and financial services stocks leading gains while food and beverages incurred the heaviest losses, slipping 0.8% lower.
The European blue-chip...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 19:57 WIB
The Philadelphia Federal Reserve said Thursday its gauge of business activity fell to 5.6 in October from 12 in September. Economists polled by Econoday expected a 7.1 reading. Any reading above zero indicates improving conditions.
The barometers on new orders and shipments were mixed. The new orders gauge rose to 26.2 from 24.8 while shipments dipped to 18.9 from 26.4. Employment readings rose...
Thursday, 17 October 2019 23:32 WIB
The U.S. dollar remained tepid on Thursday, while sterling tried to hold onto earlier gains after reports that the U.K. and European Union had reached a Brexit deal.
European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an agreement via Twitter, which was later expanded on by the EU's top negotiator Michel Barnier.
However, Northern Ireland's...